UPDATE: Police Identify Hunter Found Dead in Mason County - Northern Michigan's News Leader

UPDATE: Police Identify Hunter Found Dead in Mason County

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We can now tell you the name of the hunter who died at a Mason County Hunting Camp.

Police say Richard Deboer of Zeeland was using a propane heater to warm his van north of Freesoil.

He likely died of asphyxiation caused by the heater.

Firefighters say people should be extra careful when using propane heaters.

Police are still investigating the situation.

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